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    BB heist: Interpol team begins investigation

    The Interpol team is providing the CID with technical support such as analysing materials including computers and documents that had been seized from the central bank premises

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    DMP chief: No unofficial stickers on vehicles

    DMP chief advised members of different professions to use permanent stickers that mention names of their own organisations on vehicles.

  • Wonder days of Wonder Woman

    Wonder days of Wonder Woman

    Every comic book gee and movie fan have been excited about Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, and even more so about the appearance of the Wonder Woman, Gal Gagot. Before Gagot made her debut as an actress in the Fast & Furious franchise, she was a model and winner of the 2004 Miss Israel

  • Autistic Children highlighted on a TV series

    Autistic Children highlighted on a TV series

    A brand new mega TV serial titled Mayar Bandhon is scheduled to go on air from May 6 on Boishakhi TV with a different concept that focuses on the autistic children and their special needs. The serial features a new story on each of the 26 episodes. The first story, Mayar Golpo revolves around a

  • Radiohead returns

    Radiohead returns

    One of the most popular bands of all time from the UK, Radiohead, is known for doing things unconventionally, but they’re also incredibly shrewd marketers who really know how to build up platforms for themselves and their music.

  • Things you didn’t know about Satyajit Ray

    Things you didn’t know about Satyajit Ray

    This year, May 2 marked Satyajit Ray’s 95th birth anniversary whose niche in the hall of fame of international cinema is firmly secure. Ray now shares the dizzying heights where only a handful of film-makers stand. As British film-maker Lindsay Anderson once said: “I would compare Satyajit Ray to Eisenstein, Chaplin, Kurosawa, Bergman and Antonioni.

  • Nancy wins her 7th Meril-Prothom Alo Award

    Nancy wins her 7th Meril-Prothom Alo Award

    Popular singer Nancy has bagged the Meril-Prothom Alo Award for the “Best singer (female)” category for the seventh time. The talented singer received the celebrated award at the ceremony of Meril-Prothom Alo Awards 2016 held on April 29 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital. Voted by the critics, Nancy received the honour

  • From a wrestler to a music composer

    From a wrestler to a music composer

    After finishing shooting his much-awaited Dangal, Aamir Khan will be seen on-screen portraying the role of a music composer in his manager’s Advait Chandan’s directorial debut, tentatively titled as, Secret Superstar. According to a report published on DNA India, the film was previously titled, Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai. However, the perfectionist will be

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    Mother’s day plans at Le Meridien Dhaka

    The first ever Mother’s Day celebration since the hotel began its operations will take place at Le Meridien Dhaka on 08 May 2016. The hotel has designed a host of creative ways to engage its guests and make the day more memorable for its participants. The hotel’s all day dining restaurant Latest Recipe, which is

  • Samsung Bangladesh offers Cool Summer Celebration

    Samsung Bangladesh offers Cool Summer Celebration

    Samsung Electronics Bangladesh introduces new offers on refrigerators and air conditioners this summer

  • MEGHNA BANK SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH Mobility I Tap Pay

    MEGHNA BANK SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH Mobility I Tap Pay

    Recently, Meghna Bank Limited has signed an agreement with Mobility I Tap Pay to facilitate Inward remittance of expatriates Bangladeshis residing abroad, online shopping, utility bill pay and so on. Md Zahir Uddin, chairman of Mobility I Tap Pay is handing over the agreement to Mr Mohammed Nurul Amin, managing director and CEO of Meghna

  • Italian court: Food theft ‘not a crime’ if hungry

    Italian court: Food theft ‘not a crime’ if hungry

    Italian media praised the ruling as historic, and pertinent

  • UAP-Chakri.com Career Fair

    UAP-Chakri.com Career Fair

    A two-day long career fair tool place at the City campus of University of Asia Pacific (UAP) on Friday, April 29, 2016. Professor Jamilur Reza Chouddhury, vice chancellor of UAP, inaugurated the fair by releasing balloons as the chief guest. Prof Abdul Matin Patwari, Professor Emeritus of UAP, Qayum Reza Chowdhury, chairman of board of

  • Hanging by a thread

    Hanging by a thread

    The impending death of the Pool scene in Bangladesh

  • Sara Hossain: an active voice for justice

    Sara Hossain: an active voice for justice

    Sara Hossain is a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and honorary executive director of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST). This year, she was given the International Women of Courage Award in recognition of her leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment. We speak to Hossain

  • Singapore-based militant squad uncovered

    Singapore-based militant squad uncovered

    Singapore’s Internal Security Department has detained 13 expatriate Bangladeshi workers for their alleged involvement with militant activities and plotting terror attacks, the second such detention in six months. Of the arrestees, the Singaporean authorities have sent back five Bangladeshis but kept the others in custody for interrogation under the Singapore Internal Security Act (ISA), Monirul

  • Four Kishoreganj razakars get death penalty

    Four Kishoreganj razakars get death penalty

    Four collaborators of the Pakistani Army have been sentenced to death while another to imprisonment until death for the crimes they had committed in Kishoreganj during the 1971 Liberation War. The three-member International Crimes Tribunal headed by Justice Anwarul Haque delivered the verdict yesterday. The convicts were found responsible for abductions, torture and killings to

  • IGP: Cracked 90% militant cases

    IGP: Cracked 90% militant cases

    Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque yesterday claimed to have solved 90% cases filed over militant attacks since 2013. A total of 37 militant attacks and murders were reported in Bangladesh since 2013. “Thirty-one of them are still being investigated. A verdict has been delivered in one case and charges have been pressed

  • No good news for 90% Boro farmers

    No good news for 90% Boro farmers

    Even though the government has significantly increased the procurement targets for Boro paddy and rice this year, it does not make the farmers happy since the target is less than 10% of the total production. It means they would have to sell 90% of their harvest to the wholesalers and millers, who do not buy

  • Analysts: Ethnic reconciliation Suu Kyi’s biggest challenge

    Analysts: Ethnic reconciliation Suu Kyi’s biggest challenge

    The biggest challenge for the new Myanmar government is to end ethnic conflict and establish peace inside the country, political analysts have said. Nobel laureate Aung Sun Suu Kyi’s party National League for Democracy (NLD) – which assumed power on April 1 – is trying to hold a peace conference known as Panglong Conference next

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